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super bowl sunday? anti-acids. alison kosik, cnn, hew york. >> no matter how much you spend for the super bowl, you could be in a position to make it back if you're wisely invested. an old indicator says a win for a team from the national football league's nfc division, is the 49ers this year, is better for investors than a win for a team in the afc, the ravens. when the nfc champ has bon the super bowl, the market averaged a 1.6 return versus 7.37% bump according to s & 4 capital iq. thanks for joining the conversation on "your money." we're hear every saturday and weekdays at 3:30. my handle at twitter is @christine romans and ali will be back next week. till then you can find him on facebook and twitter. facebook and twitter. have a great weekend. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com en. >>> it's 2:00 p.m. on the east coast, 11:00 a.m. out west. thanks for joining us. i'm miguel marquez in for fredricka whitfield. new information about a horrifying hostage situation in al bam pla now in its fifth day. police are in constant communication with a man holding a 5-year-old i
in broad daylight thursday morning. a friend of prosecutor mark haas tells cnn he feared for his life and carried a gun with him to work. days before he was ambushed and shot multiple times walking from his car. he was killed in an employee parking lot a block from the cough man county courthouse. witnesses say one or two gunmen wearing masks jumped in a getaway car. authorities still have no leads. >>> california's parole board is recommending freedom for one of charles manson's convicted followers. 70-year-old bruce davis was sentenced to life in prison in 1972 for the murders of two men. he was not involved in the more infamous murder of actress sharon tate. jerry brown now has 30 days to decide whether to release david. if freed, he would be the first convicted manson family member to leave prison. >>> a massive manhunt for a convicted murderer. mistakenly released from prison, it's over. illinois police captured stephen robbins last night 60 miles outside of chicago three days after he rent on the lam. is he serving time for a murder 11 years ago in indianapolis. it's still uncle
. come on! hey, it has been a pleasure. on your first show for cnn. >> thank you very much. i appreciate it. >> for rachel nichols and jared greenberg, this is ernie johnson. cnn "newsroom" with don lemon starts right now. so long from new orleans. >>> as we go on the air, it is day five of a tense standoff in a small alabama town where a military veteran is holding a 5-year-old boy hostage inside an underground bunker after kidnapping him from a school bus. a community vigil just wrapped up. live to midland city, alabama in a few minutes. hello, i'm don lemon. thanks for joining us. mean time, two other major stories we're following this hour. both are overseas. both have big impact here in the united states. we have new details on a deadly attack on an american embassy to tell you about. and in the same country, turkey, an american woman who has been missing for several days, has been found. but the news is not good. this is her, a photographer from new york city, 33 years old. was traveling alone in it istanbul and last heard from nearly two weeks ago. live now from cnn's internationa
. >>> breaking news into cnn. tragic news tonight from the world of country music. police officials confirm that singer mindy mccready has apparently committed suicide. the 37-year-old who broke on to the music scene in the mid-1990s and since then her career up and down with the drama of a very troubled personal life. again, this is just into cnn and we're just now getting it confirmed. i want to go live now to los angeles and dr. drew penski, an addiction medicine specialist and host of hln's "dr. drew." dr. drew, you have actually worked with her before. and we are actually confirming now through your contacts as well that she has died. what can you tell us about what happened to her? >> well, i don't know if people may or may not be aware, but she had been doing well and things were looking up for her. she had children with a boyfriend who ended up killing himself a few weeks ago. she was struggling after that. actually admitted herself to a psychiatric facility, and there's a cautionary tale here about the stigma of mental illness and the way in which the public attacks celebrities of
? >> boston red sox, go! >> my goodness. >> "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. carol, good morning. >>> happening now in "the newsroom," safe and sound. >> he's been through a lot. he's endured a lot. >> reporter: relief and hope this morning as 5-year-old ethan is recovering after being held hostage in an underground bunker. >> by the grace of god, he's okay. >> reporter: this hour, find out how the boy was saved from storming the bunker to reports of secret cameras, even the u.s. military was involved. >>> all right, we've lost lights. >> all right, we're going to a manual override. >> reporter: new reports the last-minute electrical upgrades caused that power outage during the super bowl. today we're on the ground pressing the city and the power company to tell us what happened. >> yeah, super bowl power outage during the middle of the super bowl in louisiana. don't worry, fema said they will be there no later than thursday. no later than -- >> reporter: trapped in a four-alarm fire, five firefighters barely escaping the blaze. the amazing story from baltimore this morni
, spending part of your day with us. these are the top stories that we are following right now in the cnn newsroom. >>> danica patrick makes history as the first woman to win the pole for the daytona 500. that puts her in the best starting position for the race next sunday. she clocks a qualifying speed of 196 miles an hour. that's also her first full-time season in nascar's sprint cup series. patrick spent a lot of this week answering questions about her private life, dating fellow sprint cup requires a, ricky citizen house, jr. now, yes, she has something else to talk about. >>> in washington, thousands of people are marching. their demands? they want more action on climate change. among their calls is for president obama to kill the big keystone xl pipeline. we have a reporter been in the crowds all afternoon. we will take you there in a few moments. >>> massachusetts soaked again with a thick blanket of snow a week after that devastating blizzard slammed into t boston's the hardest hit with strong winds and gusting snow, making it very hard to see. >>> in detroit, a massive pileup on
, this is just into cnn and confirmed. i want to go live now to los angeles and dr. drew penski, an addiction medical specialist and host of hln's "dr. drew" and you have worked with her before. and we are actually confirming now through your contacts as well that she has died. what can you tell us about what happened to her? >> well, i don't know if people may or may not be aware, but she had been doing well and things were looking up for her. she had children with a boyfriend who ended up killing himself a few weeks ago. she was struggling after that. actually was admitted herself to a psychiatric facility, and there's a cautionary tale here about the stigma of mental illness and the way in which the public attacks celebrities of which take care of themselves, and she was so fearful of the stigma and the way people were responding to her being hospitalized that she checked herself out prematurely and we have what we have. >> as i sit here looking at the picture, i am remembering a story from a while back that involved a child in custody with her? >> yes, a long struggle to regain custody of
it alacarte in the future. this cable thing you'll get to see cnn because you like cnn. >> you all two stop it, we're trying to get paid, this is a cable network. >> future. >> 30 seconds. >> it's truck day in baseball. baseball teams loading up for spring training heading down to florida and arizona, annual raising for hope. ladies and gentlemen you can believe in america once again. >> seriously, john? >> boston red sox, go! >> my goodness. >> "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. carol, good morning. >>> happening now in "the newsroom," safe and sound. >> he's been through a lot. he's endured a lot. >> reporter: relief and hope this morning as 5-year-old ethan is recovering after being held hostage in an underground bunker. >> by the grace of god, he's okay. >> reporter: this hour, find out how the boy was saved from storming the bunker to reports of secret cameras, even the u.s. military was involved. >>> all right, we've lost lights. >> all right, we're going to a manual override. >> reporter: new reports the last-minute electrical upgrades caused that power outage during t
cnn tries to get to the site where one of the meteor's pieces supposedly landed. i'm don lemon. that story in less than 90 seconds. first we want to get you up to speed on the stories making headlines this hour. a truck bomb killed at least 78 people today in a marketplace in central pakistan. nearly 200 others were wounded. police say the explosives were packed in a water tanker and detonated by remote control. the attack is just the latest in an ongoing campaign in violence against shiite muslims in the region, which is overwhelmingly sunni. at the vatican, cardinals could mean sooner than expected to begin the process of choosing a new pope. the conclave can start as soon as all 117 cardinals are in rome. when benedict xvi steps down at the end of the month, he is going to his summer residence while work is finished on his new home inside the vatican compound. >>> in detroit, icy roads and snowy squalls have led to the multicar pileups across that area. according to affiliate wxyz, the 30-vehicle accident shut down part of the southbound interstate 75. several people were tr
, man charged with slapping the child tells cnn, "let's let the case develop and not rush to judgment. we can't make comments on the case at this time." >>> an oscar-winning actor got frisked at a new york city deli when a worker accused him of shoplifting a worker at the milano market on manhattan's upper west side patted down forest wit tacker in front of others. whitaker finally lefting an grirks according to witnesses. his publicist issues statement saying "this was an upsetting incident given the fact that forres did nothing more than walking into a deli." whitaker didn't file a complaint because the worker asked him not to. interrupt us? oh no, i... just used my geico app to get a tow truck. it's gonna be 30 minutes. oh, so that means that we won't be stuck up here, for hours, with nothing to do. oh i get it, you wanna pass the time, huh. (holds up phone) fruit ninja!!! emergency roadside assistance. just a click away with the geico mobile app. i just served my mother-in-law your chicken noodle soup but she loved it so much... i told her it was homemade. everyone tells a little
whitfield. you are in the cnn newsroom. >>> drivers and danica, start your engines. with those words, date tone nah 500 kicked off as scheduled. the historic start with female driver danica patrick in pole position nearly upstaged by this harrowing collision on the same track less than 24 hours ago. at least 28 fans were injured when more than a dozen cars crashed in the final curve of the nationwide race. here's how one woman described what happened. >> there was a wreck and i got by the an engine or a part of an engine and i got a broken leg. >> we will go live to daytona just homes from now where there are fewer than 50 laps to go. >>> all right, in south africa, the older brother of oscar pistorius is also charged in a woman's death. carl pistorius is charged with culpable homicide after an accident involving a motorcycle in 2010. the charges were initially dropped but he now faces a trial at the end of march. prosecutors say carl pistorius had been driving recklessly at the time of the accident. coming up in a few minutes, we will talk about how this could impact oscar pistorius's mur
to become the next director of the cia. two voices i want to bring in. we have cnn senior legal analyst jeff toobin here sitting with me in new york and in atlanta, tom juneau, esquire writer at large. tom, let me begin with you. you and i have talked multiple times about drones, ad nauseam about your piece in "esquire" last july, you write about anwar al awlaki, his son who you call collateral damage. in learning of this sort of secret memo coming about, was there anything in it that surprised you? >> yeah, a few things. number one, you know, this is the -- we're familiar with the sound of the administration speaking to us about these -- about this program. they have justified it in various different venues. but this is the sound of the administration speaking to itself. and when the administration speaks to itself, it gives itself even more power than i think than anybody thought. it sort of -- it is a hypothetical situation it describes. it keeps on describing an informed high level executive who can make these decisions. and it is amazing how much power this white paper gives that inform
, that's going to be happening any moment now. want to get to "cnn newsroom" with carol costello, beginnins right now. >>> happening now in "the newsroom," weekend whiteout the northeast about to get pounded by a monster snowstorm. some spots could get two feet of snow. people are talking is this the blizzard of '78? ♪ america >>> exposure or exploitation. first "snl" then the bowl, now the movies? >> the wound is way too fresh. >> we want to tell a beautiful, gripping story about a family's struggle. >> when it comes to the newtown kids, where's the line? >>> plus this. ♪ we are never, ever, ever >> reporter: wardrobe warning, no butts no, breasts, no exceptions from the grammys. >>> and this -- >> to boldly go where no man has gone before. >> schatner back in space, chatting with the canadian astronaut chris hatfield from 200 miles above earth. we've got the conversation live. "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. we begin this morning with an historic winter storm gaining steam and taking aim. this is a live weath
. max foster, cnn, london. >> want to bring in richard quest from london, not to be confused with richard iii. richard, why is everybody fascinated about the story? like the twitter verse is blowing up over this thing. some people think, maybe he was unfairly painted as this vilen and hundreds and hundreds of years later they want to rehabilitate his image. >> and it is everywhere. just look, the newspapers, all have the story in the uk. bent spine, slashed skull and dna. everybody's got it. and you want to know why, because it's the thought of mystery. for half a millennium we wondered, not only what happened to him, although it was known he died at the battle of bosworth, but how did they die. where was he buried. he was he the evil king of shakespeare? remember, we all read this, richard iii, a horse, a horse, my kingdom, for a horse. it's everywhere. and it's that element of mystery that's now being uncovered. >> why do people care so much about this? he really was, like pretty evil dude killing people but -- >> no. >> a lot of people did that, right? that was part of the
to resolve it today. thanks, guys, i appreciate it. always nice to have you in to talk about the law. "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins now. see everybody back here tomorrow morning. >>> happening now in "the newsroom," shocker in south africa, the lead investigator in the oscar pistorius case facing seven attempted murder charges. >> unbelievable new details coming out of court while reeva's family is speaking out to cnn. >> reeva was exceptional. >>> also breaking overnight a massive winter blast. snow, ice, tornadoes, one system. >> think of an inch of ice coating everything. power lines coming down, trees coming down. >> reporter: we're tracking the storm's every move live in wichita. >> it is coming down very hard and fast. >>> plus fast food nation a revealing look at what we eat and how much and the road to oscar. >> you have a better bad idea than this? >> this is the best bad idea we have, sir. >> ben affleck in argo. >> i'm thrilled, i never thought i'd get to this play. >> nischelle turner and the race to the red carpet. you're live in the "cnn you're live in the "cnn ne
're going to see you back here tomorrow for "starting point." "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins now. >>> happening now, breaking overnight, investigators releasing new details about what happened that valentine's day at oscar pistorius' house. his family this morning breaking their silence. >> we have no doubt here there's no substance for the allegations. >>> plus -- ♪ >> shock in the music world. country star mindy mccready committing suicide. tragedy striking her family twice in just weeks. >> she had children with a boyfriend who ended up killing himself a few weeks ago. >>> also, pain at the pump. gas up, way up. find out what's behind the rise. >>> plus not the boys club anymore. danica patrick, the superstar on the speedway breaking records. >> you can do anything you want to do, and gender doesn't matter. >> can abouting tbecoming the f nascar history to capture the pole position. >> i love that to go beyond racing in general, just to kind of break gender barriers. >> "newsroom" starts now. >>> good morning. thank you so much for joining me. i'm carol costello. family, fri
'm deborah fayerick. thanks so much for spending your afternoon with us. "cnn newsroom" continues right now with don lemon. now with don lemon. have a great week. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com >>> thank you very much. i'm don lemon. going to get you up to speed on the stories making headlines. history made today. danica patrick becomes the first woman ever, woman driver in the history of nascar to win a pole position and she did it at the sport's biggest race. patrick posted a qualifying lap of almost 200 miles an hour. she will share the front row next sunday with jeff gordon. >> ultimately at the end of the day, too, everything happens for a reason. i've thought about it and i thought about how i was kind of a favorite pole going in. you know what? maybe i wasn't ready. maybe it would have been hard on me. maybe my life would have changeded and been different. i just feel like i'm comfortable and cool. i've been around for a long time now and maybe now was the time. >> it's your time, it's your time. this will be patrick's first full season in nascar sprint series. i'll talk to he
into atlanta. cnn's renee marsh explains what happened. >> jonah is 19 months old and a cure i don't say ordinary toddler. but what allegedly happened on a february 8th flight from minneapolis was far from ordinary. jessica bennett says she and her adopted son were on the flight in seat 28b. next to them in seat 28a was this man, joe ridley of idaho. >> he was just being rude and belligerent. i fell very uncomfortable. she says she even left her seat and stood in the back of the plane holding jonah for much of the flight. she had to sit back down for landing in atlanta. because of the altitude change, jonah was uncomfortable and crying. then it got ugly. >> i was having trouble comforting him, and that's when the guy had made his comment to me. >> court documents say he allegedly told to quote, shut that "n" word baby up. >> i could not believe he would say something like that to a baby or about a baby. >> and then huntley allegedly slapped jonah hitting him in the eye. >> and then to hit him. i felt like i was in another world. i was shaking. >> according to the criminal complaint, fell
to her life in the "cnn newsroom" in just a few minutes. >>> more serious news. oscar pistorius has dropped out of several races, including one set for april here in the united states. although he is under contract to run, his management company says he dropped out to deal with the charges he now faces. he's accused of shooting his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp, on valentine's day. >>> massive spending cuts are coming and you should get ready for them. that's what republican senator said today. i'm talking about those budget cuts that were narrowly avoided two months ago. the cuts will kick in automatically march 1st nothing changes. democrats don't want them. they favor alternative cuts. we've got another deadline count down and plenty more fighting has begun on capitol hill. >>> there is a huge rally on the national mall in washington today as thousands pleaded for more action on climate control. among the demands, the protesters want president obama to e reject the keystone xl pipeline and to get the environmental protection agency to set carbon standards for power plants. more fro
. >> what did you say? >> reporter: just don't say -- >> adios. >> reporter: jeanne moos, cnn -- >> adios. >> reporter: -- new york. >> unbelievable. >>> falling from space at a rate of more than 843 miles per hour, that is how fast daredevil felix baumgartner fell when he jumped from space. that was back in october. now, the official speed has just been released. even faster than the record keepers thought at first. >>> that does it for me. brooke baldwin takes it from here. "cnn newsroom" continues. >>> it is the end of an era for the post office, but we're asking should one of america's worst run companies be privatized? i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. so at this point who hasn't testified about guns? >> when your dad says something, you listen. >> celebs on the hot seat. >>> plus, chilling new details about the bunker built for war. >>> and who is joe arpaio enlisting to train posses of school guards? yep, steven segal. >>> hi there. i'm brooke baldwin. top of the hour here, perhaps it means something that hollywood stars and other celebrities are now jumping on the gun control b
of the airport within minutes. it is cnn's top international news story today. >>> of course, we are talking about the olympic star pistorius. everybody is following this. everybody is talking about this. it is really quite amazing. another night we're going to spend in jail. we don't know the outcome, whether he's going to be released on bail. this is playing out. this is pretoria, south africa. the judge didn't decide on bail for the double amputee sprinter oscar pistorius. >> the funny thing is this sounds like a trial already. you're hearing all the evidence. the defense lawyers and prosecutors arguing over eyewitness accounts and various other pieces of evidence. got to remember, it's just a bail hearing to decide if pistorius should be free while the justice system does its thing. remember it's not even been a week since the olympic runner's girlfriend was shot to death in his home. cnn's robyn curnow is in pretoria following things now. >> reporter: more interesting details on what prosecutors say happened valentine's day morning and countercharges from the defense. according to prose
joe beating out five other dogs that won in their own categories to be the top dog. "cnn newsroom" continues right now. >>> homestretch. the nightmare cruise is getting closer to shore. the next 24 hours could be the worst yet. i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. >>> the hunt for fugitive is in flames. we're going inside chris dorner's final moments. >>> plus -- he inspired a jack nickholson character and today one of america's most notorious gangsters tells a judge why he should be let off the hook. >>> and a student sues for mediocre grade. my hot topics panel weighs in. >>> good to see you. i'm brooke baldwin live in the cnn world headquarters. california's largest manhunt is over. a killer ex-cop all but confirmed dead after that frantic last bid to escape that ended in fire and hail of bullets. here is how it all went down. >> guy's down! so it turns out, christopher dorner, already accused of three revenge killings, was hiding almost under the nose of the law. his demise all started with a single phone call, from two women he tied up in a cabin. then fish and game wardens s
, soft person. >> cnn's robyn curnow is covering the story from pretoria. i spoke with her just a short time ago. so, robyn, it's important to remember all of these new details are surfacing in a bail hearing. this is not a murder trial as yet. can you explain how the court system works had there, and what is in store for pistorius? >> reporter: well, this has been a bit of a trial within a trial, hasn't it? it's just a bail hearing, but we've been hearing all sorts of evidence from both sides. in fact, the state kind of laying their cards on the table. now that isn't surprising. that often happens here in south africa particularly with such a high profile and, of course, important case, premeditated murder, you know, is a very key and upon charge. so a lot of -- a lot to pull out and try to 0 defend that. in terms of the actual process, there might be a trial by the end of the year at the soonest, the south african court systems, there's backlogs, it's very slow. so they're going to try to hurry it up because it's obviously a high-profile case. you know, the wheels of justice turn very
but technically in two days we head over that cliff. >>> "cnn newsroom" with carol costello begins right now. i'll see everybody back here tomorrow morning for "starting point." have a great day. >>> breaking news, a balloon in cairo explodes and plummets thousands of feet. >>> also a blizzard for the history books. >> this one could be more treacherous to travel in. >> snow falling horizontally in middle america this morning. >> we declared a state of emergency for kansas city, missouri. >> plus marijuana nation. >> marijuana cultivation, distribution and consumption is going to happen with or without their acceptance. the choice that we have to make is whether we want to regulate and tax it. >> reporter: and tax it they will. some dispensaries could see tax rates as high as 75%. >>> plus this. a year after the shooting death of trayvon martin, artist, activist chuck dee joins to us talk about his new project "beyond trayvon." you're live in the "cnn newsroom." and good morning, thank you so much for being with me. i'm carol costello. we begin this morning with what's being called the deadlies
at first. >>> that does it for me. brooke baldwin takes it from here. "cnn newsroom" continues. >>> it is the end of an era for the post office, but we're asking should one of america's worst run companies be privatized? i'm brooke baldwin. the news is now. so at this point who hasn't testified about guns? >> when your dad says something, you listen. >> celebs on the hot seat. >>> plus, chilling new details about the bunker built for war. >>> and who is joe arpaio enlisting to train posses of school guards? yep, steven segal. >>> hi there. i'm brooke baldwin. top of the hour here, perhaps it means something that hollywood stars and other celebrities are now jumping on the gun control bandwagon. take a look with me. recognize some of these faces? this was the scene just a short time ago on capitol hill. a celebrity backed group. they have a name for themselves, they call themselves demand a plan. they took center stage in washington today. basically their message to congress is this, act now, do something to reduce gun violence. here's tony bennett. >> i still haven't gotten ove
stories that we're following right now in the "cnn newsroom." at this hour thousands of people marching in washington. they want more action on climate change. among the demands, they're looking for president obama to kill the keystone xl pipeline. we've got a reporter right in the thick of it and we'll take you there, just moments away. >>> massachusetts is covered with a thick blanket of snow again, just a week after a monster blizzard slammed into it. boston is the hardest hit with strong winds and blowing snow, making it very difficult to see. as you can see that driver there. in detroit a snowstorm resulted in a massive pile-up on the highway, southbound 175, i-75 was shut down for hours after about 20 to 30 cars spun out of control, drivers said it was simply impossible to see in a snowstorm. >> it was just like somebody suddenly threw a white sheet across the -- >> we could see nothing ahead of us. >> -- the wind shield. you could hear cars one after another banging. >> the winter storm warning for massachusetts ends a couple of hours from now just about 5:00. >>> over in illinoi
the country, starting with his monday event in minnesota. cnn will be there to cover every angle of this debate for you. >>> ahead, a gay controversy among issues dominating the super bowl. >>> plus this -- >> a federal raid, allegations of sex parties and prostitutes. just another day in politics or have we hit rock bottom? [ male announcer ] you are a business pro. omnipotent of opportunity. you know how to mix business... with business. and you...rent from national. because only national lets you choose any car in the aisle. and go. you can even take a full-size or above. and still pay the mid-size price. i could get used to this. [ male announcer ] yes, you could business pro. yes, you could. go national. go like a pro. yes, you could. we've decided to we're all having such a great year in the gulf, put aside our rivalry. 'cause all our states are great. and now is when the gulf gets even better. the beaches and waters couldn't be more beautiful. take a boat ride or just lay in the sun. enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty. and don't forget our amazing seafood. so come to th
, meg whitman, richard hanna. joining us with their take, cnn legal analyst jeffrey toobin and john avlon. with the amicus brief, it's essentially what it sounds like, a friend of the court, paper saying what your opinion is hoping to sway the justices. how important are amicus briefs, how important might this one actually be? >> they can be important, but i have to tell you, i really disagree with the premise that this is a lot of people. there are almost 300 members of the house and senate who are republicans. they got two people, two obscure members of the house to sign. they have a very distantly failed presidential candidate. a failed gubernatorial candidate. the republican party is united and i don't think the brief makes a bit of difference. >> john, is it baby steps? >> this is a significant step and i don't think it should be diminished. 75 is 75 more than there was a little while ago. it's the beginning of the republican party reconciling its present with the history. and these folks deserve a lot of credit for having the courage on to come forward and say we need to be th
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